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Vacature: Student Ambassador MA Linguistics (0.1fte)

20 June 2022

The MA and Research MA Linguistics is looking for a Student Ambassador to start from on 15 September 2022. Would you like to share your knowledge and experiences of studying the (Research) MA Linguistics, with prospective students? Do you like organising events? (e.g. organising online information sessions). If so, you might have what it takes to be a student ambassador.

The MA Linguistics programme is looking for a: Student Ambassador (F/M/X) (0.1 fte approx. 4 hours a week).

Job description

Organising and participating in online and offline promotional activities: providing information about the programme during the University Online Master’s Open Days and Student for a Day events; being in touch with prospective students through email and the Unibuddy chat.


  • Setting up and leading a promotional information team (recruiting and selecting students from the various MA Linguistics specialisations).
  • Provide information for prospective students via the Unibuddy app.
  • Send keep warm mails to applicants and help them with questions.
  • Other tasks, such as: contributing to social media accounts (Instagram) and assisting with possible programme related events including Introduction Days.
  • Advocate the importance of an inclusive and diverse learning environment in our information activities.

We are looking for students who fulfil the following job requirements

  • A (research) MA Linguistics student
  • Affinity with communications and organising events
  • Excellent oral and written skills in English
  • Be presentable, enthusiastic, flexible, reliable and proactive
  • Being able to come to the Campus if necessary
  • Available during the academic year 2022-2023

We are offering

An interesting and varied position, which provides an excellent addition to your study. You will be appointed on a temporary basis for six months with the possibility to extend to one year. The salary will be according to the Student Assistant scale of the CAO of Dutch Universities.

Please mind

In order to be allowed to work as a Student Ambassador, in accordance with Dutch Labour Law, you will need to have a Dutch health insurance, additionally, if you are from outside the European Union, you will need to have a residence permit that allows you to work in the Netherlands.

Information and application

You can send your CV and a short motivation letter before 15 August 2022 to marketing@hum.leidenuniv.nl.

For more information on this position, please contact: Femke Stokkel, email: f.a.stokkel@hum.leidenuniv.nl.

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